Xiaomi is proactively shipping updates to older Redmi devices globally, and now in a latest development the Chinese company has released MIUI 10 for the Redmi Note 3 smartphones in India as well. Some Redmi Note 3 users reported about the update roll out via Mi Forums. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Store on Wheels rolling out in India, to sell Redmi phones and Mi TV modelsAlso Read - Xiaomi Redmi 9 flash sale in India today at 12PM: Offers, price, specifications
The over-the-air (OTA) MIUI 10 update is based on Google s dated Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The update version MIUI 10.1.1.0.MHOMIFI includes a number of improvements along with Android s July 2018 security patch. It is 261MB in size. Also Read - Xiaomi could soon launch a cheaper smartphone with a 108-megapixel camera
As per MIUI 10 update changelog for Redmi Note 3, it is noted to bring features such as Split Screen, redesigned notification panel, full-screen gestures, improved multitasking management, redesigned volume sliders, Quick Switch and natural sound system. This also fixes a bug causing the recording status error on Redmi Note 3 which used to happen when a the recording was paused in between. Additionally, users will find a new updater shortcut widget added to the home screen.
Xiaomi has already made it clear that this MIUI update is the last for Redmi Note 3 users since its been nearly three years for this device. The Redmi Note 3 handset was launched in March 2016, and it remained as one of the hot seller for company in India.
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The company recently noted that software support budget Redmi Note 3 along with 2016 flagship device Xiaomi Mi 5 are now suspended. Last year too the Chinese company had dropped support for certain handsets; however, the overall track record of updating older devices has been comparatively impressive.